Reporting Fellowship at Latino USA, deadline April 27

NPR’s weekly program Latino USA is taking applications for a year-long California-based fellowship, open to early career reporters with no more than five years’ experience in the field.

The fellowship will last 12 months and will include a stipend of $1,000 a month for 40 hours of work each month. The fellowship is funded by the California Endowment and will focus on reports about current health issues in California, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The fellow will be located in California and will be supervised by Latino USA staff, and will participate in editorial meetings via phone or Skype. Each fellow will be expected to produce no fewer than three stories for air on Latino USA and also provide multimedia content (web copy, tweets, Facebook entries, photos, etc.) for each story.

Fellowship applications should be sent to Latino USA’s senior editor, Leda Hartman, at Please include a resume and cover letter summarizing your background and goals, and why you would be an appropriate fit for this fellowship. Please also include three links to your audio work. The fellowships are open to everyone. Journalists of color and of other diverse backgrounds and graduate journalism students are encouraged to apply.

The fellowship will begin in May 2015 and last until April 2016. The application deadline for the fellowship is Monday, April 27, 2015. We’ll announce our selection in early May.


Leda Hartman
NPR’s Latino USA

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